Public Sitting Cancelled: Sunday, August 2; Thursday, August 6; and Friday, August 7.
Learn to Meditate Cancelled: Sunday, August 2, and Wednesday, August 5.
Established in 1971, the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center, located in Manhattan’s Chelsea district, offers daily public meditation, a core curriculum of Buddhist and Shambhala teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help New Yorkers of all traditions discover their inherent clarity, gentleness, and humor.
with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson
July 31st—August 7th
with Vegan Aharonian
August 12th—September 16th
with Joan Whitacre
August 14th—August 15th
July 3, 2015
Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses a different mentality about things falling apart; what if instead of approaching endings with anxiety and hesitation, we saw them as opportunities to experience brightness, lucidity and freedom? As things fall apart, new possibilities arise. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. While … Continue
June 29, 2015
It is missing the point if we adopt the outer appearance of being polite and kind but still maintain our inner irritability… In this podcast senior Shambhala teacher Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses the six paramitas: Generosity, Discipline, Exertion, Patience, Meditation and Wisdom; the six elements the Buddha taught as the basis of compassionate activity. Meditation … Continue
May 19, 2015
Laura Simms discusses the meditator’s unique approach to aggression. What does it mean to examine our own aggression without letting it carry us away? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher. Laura Simms has been practicing meditation since 1973, and … Continue